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|ITV transmission date||6th July 1983 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Executive Producer||Bill Podmore|
|Previous episode||4th July 1983|
|Next episode||11th July 1983|
Ken buys Deirdre a watch for her birthday. The factory girls strike at their machines as the trade delegation is due. Mike is forced to agree to pay their production bonuses. Mike tries to impress the Russians. He is disappointed that they can't place an order with him. He finds the translator Eileen Hicks attractive. Beattie accuses Ken of taking advantage of Albert. The fatties weigh in again. Stan weighs 2lb more than at the start of the slim, Eddie is exactly the same. Alf has lost 3lb and Fred 5lb. Fred is declared the winner but is disqualified when Bet announces she knows that he had bags of coins in his pockets at the first weigh-in. Alf wins the £20. Eileen agrees to a night out with Mike. Beattie thinks Albert's going senile but Ken assures her that her inheritance is safe. She accuses Ken of short-changing her father so Ken throws her out.
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Beattie Pearson - Gabrielle Daye
- Dave Hinchcliffe - Nick Maloney
- Eileen Hicks - Helen Rappaport
- Mr Tchernikov - Boris Isarov
- Mr Karp - Jiri Stanislav
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Corner Shop
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- TV Times synopsis: Why does Albert Tatlock's daughter descend on Deirdre's birthday celebrations? Fred's attempt to cheat in the slim-in competition is blown by Bet.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,400,000 viewers (1st place).
|July 1983 episodes|
|Mon 4th • Wed 6th • Mon 11th • Wed 13th • Mon 18th • Wed 20th • Mon 25th • Wed 27th|